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16 January 2018
Dairy Manufacturers Fined for Violations in Georgia
GEORGIA - Georgia’s National Food Agency (NFA) has fined 56 dairy manufacturer companies and suspended the operation of eleven businesses after the NFA carried out monitoring of business owners in the country....
15 January 2018
Lactalis-Halawa Investigated for Alleged Sale of Contaminated Dairy Products
EGYPT - The Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) has been investigating Lactalis-Halawa, the domestic partner of French dairy group Lactalis, for three weeks amid allegations it has sold contaminated dairy products, CPA head Atef Yacoub said on Sunday....
12 January 2018
Dairy UK Welcomes 25 Year Plan
UK - Dairy UK welcomes the publication of "The 25 Year Environment Plan" and supports the Government's aim to deliver an environmentally sustainable future. ...
11 January 2018
CJP Takes Notice of Substandard Packed Milk in Sindh
PAKISTAN - Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of the sale of substandard packed milk all over Sindh....
10 January 2018
Dairy Farmers Seek Time to Implement SC Ban on Hormonal Injections
PAKISTAN - Upset by the recent Supreme Court ban on the sale and import of hormonal injections for use in livestock, associations of dairy farmers have appealed to the chief justice of Pakistan to give farmers at least five months to abandon this practice...
08 January 2018
SC Prohibits Dairy Farmers from Injecting Cows for Milk Production
PAKISTAN - Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar on Saturday prohibited dairy farmers from injecting hormones in cows and buffaloes to increase milk production, during a hearing of a case regarding tampered milk in Punjab....
05 January 2018
Farm Study Highlights Importance of Regular Heifer Weighing
UK - The importance of regular weighing has been further underlined following results from AHDB Dairy’s two year Calf to Calving project, which identified huge variation in growth rates within batches of heifers....
27 December 2017
French Govt Assists with Soft Loan for Dairy Development
SRI LANKA - Marking over 45 years old of development cooperation between Sri Lanka and France, the French Government agreed to extend its assistance to Sri Lanka, by providing a €13.9 million (approximately SLR 2,514 million) concessional loan for the...
Strategic Dairy Farms Appointed in Cheshire, Devon
UK - Spring block calvers the Tucker family from Devon and all year round (AYR) calvers Tom and Karen Halton from Cheshire have been recruited as AHDB’s latest Strategic Dairy Farms....
22 December 2017
Arla Establishes New JV to Strengthen Business in Southeast Asia
INDONESIA - Arla Foods is set to strengthen its business in Southeast Asia by establishing a joint venture with PT Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur Tbk, one of the leading fast-moving consumer goods companies and dairy players in Indonesia....
Taiwan's FDA Recalls More Dairy Products Over Salmonella Fears
TAIWAN - More dairy products manufactured by French company Lactalis had to be recalled by the end of Friday in fears of salmonella contamination, announced Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA)....
Chinese Dairy Giant Becomes World Cup Sponsor
CHINA - Chinese dairy giant Mengniu Group has become an official sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, promising tournament-related benefits for its soccer-loving consumers as a result....
21 December 2017
Growth in Number of FrieslandCampina Member Dairy Farmers' Grazing Cows
NETHERLANDS - FrieslandCampina sees the number of its member dairy farmers putting their cows out into the meadows grow for the second year in a row. ...
Experts Advise Using Benchmarking to Identify Farms with High Antibiotic Use
UK - According to a study, a number of British dairy farms are using extremely high levels of antibiotics in their cattle....
12 December 2017
Fresh Milk Promoted to Develop Local Dairy Industry
SRI LANKA - The government aims to develop the local dairy industry by inducing the people to use fresh (liquid) milk instead of imported milk powder....
11 December 2017
New Tool Could Help Maintain Quality During Cheese Production
NETHERLANDS - Dutch type cheeses, notably edam and gouda, are made using complex starter cultures, that have been employed for centuries. Due to changes in strain composition within a culture, the quality frequently fluctuates. ...
08 December 2017
Top Milk Quality Bull Continues to Lead Young Holstein Ranking
UK - One of the top milk quality improvers of the Holstein breed, Mr Rubi-Agronaut, leads the way amongst genomic, young sires in the new AHDB Dairy indexes, with a December 2017 Profitable Lifetime Index (PLI) of £812....
Dairy Supply Chain Startup Ensures High Quality Milk
INDIA - In yet another instance of startups solving India-focussed problems garnering investors’ attention, dairy supply chain startup MilkLane has raised Rs 27 crore (US$4,180,950) in its first institutional round of fundraise. ...
06 December 2017
Copa and Cogeca Underline Huge Efforts EU Farmers, Cooperatives are Making to Tackle AMR
EU - Copa and Cogeca highlighted yesterday the progress farmers and their cooperatives have made in tackling antimicrobial resistance, with EU reports showing a 13 per cent decline in antimicrobial use in livestock production....
05 December 2017
Danone Welcomes Arbitration Award in Fonterra Case
FRANCE - Last week (Thursday, 30 November), multinational food giant Danone was awarded damages of €105 million to be paid immediately by Fonterra for costs suffered as a result of the Fonterra food safety failures of 2013. ...
29 November 2017
Misuse of Antibiotics in Livestock, Poultry Also Causes Resistance in Humans, Says Expert
NIGERIA - Solomon Chollom, a medical laboratory scientist with the National Veterinary Research Institute, says the misuse of antibiotics in livestock and poultry can also make humans resistant to the drug....
Tai'an Promotes Quality Tracking System in Food Industry
CHINA - A promotion meeting of food industry quality tracking system was held on 28 November in Tai'an, Shandong province, with officials from districts' and counties' food and drug administrations and food company representatives attending to learn and...
DFA Cares Foundation Donates Milk This Holiday Season
US - Through its DFA Cares Foundation, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national dairy cooperative owned by family farmers, is making good use of Northeast Area milk by providing two truckloads of milk, which will be processed into 10,000 pounds of cheese,...
13 November 2017
Urgent Need to Curb Overuse of Antibiotics in Animals
CHINA - On 7 November, the World Health Organization issued formal guidelines for the animal industries, which calls for food-animal producers to refrain from using antibiotics in healthy animals, so as to curb the rampancy of drug-resistant bacteria....
09 November 2017
Westland Milk Claims to be Poster-child for Green Dairy
NEW ZEALAND - Westland Milk Products says it's a better poster child for New Zealand's clean, green image than some of its rivals and having returned to profit it is now focused on ensuring its returns to farmers stay competitive as it grows....
07 November 2017
Unity for More Food Safety in Europe and Neighboring Countries
GLOBAL - "To protect consumers, the responsible public institutions have to be networked together all over the world," says Professor Dr Andreas Hensel, President of the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) and German representative of the...
06 November 2017
DFA Acquires Cumberland Dairy
US - Last week, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national dairy cooperative owned by family farmers, announced the acquisition of Cumberland Dairy; a family-owned processor of ultra-pasteurized dairy products located in Bridgeton, N.J....
03 November 2017
Arla Sells Share in Vigor
BRAZIL - Following a change in ownership of Brazilian dairy company Vigor S.A., Arla Foods has decided to divest its eight per cent share in the company with immediate effect....
 
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